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Beetle Dune presser

Volkswagen invited me (and 1107B) to take part in a week-long press event in Las Vegas and Palm Springs, where reporters came in to test drive the new Beetle Dune. After driving the Dune, I didn’t thing anyone would be interested driving an 11 car (particularly in the freezing rain in Pahrump), but, as usual, I was wrong.
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VW Dune Beetle (and 1107)

VW rolled out the new Dune Beetle today at the LA Auto Show and I woke up to a text from a friend at Jalopnik “Hey Jim, is that your car back there?” Yep! 1107B has a walk on role in the rollout, appearing in one of the press photos for the Dune Beetle
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Mag-7 Pit Service Sponsors Desert Dingo Racing for Baja 1000

1486855_551615514933141_456331559_nNovember 15, 2015, Ensenada, Mexico – Desert Dingo Racing announced today that Mag-7 Pit Service will be sponsoring the Class 11 team for this year’s SCORE Baja 1000 taking place Nov. 19-21.

Mag-7 will be providing Desert Dingo’s 1969 VW

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Whiskey! Tango! Foxtrot!

The Baja 1000 is better with coffee.
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Pre-pre-running

Today was supposed to be the first of two days of pre-running that would take us to the southern end of the course. Baja laughed.
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